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Friend in Venice Tours

Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
+39 338 919 6695
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I'm really glad we did this!

We are a family of 4 (two teenage boys). We made a 1.5-day stop in Venice before heading north for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phil H
New York
“Private tour of Venice with Friend in Venice Project/Tour Guide Linda Santin”

My husband and I were fortunate enough to be put in contact with Linda Santin, a tour guide who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cathy W
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Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.
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Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
+39 338 919 6695

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of 4 (two teenage boys). We made a 1.5-day stop in Venice before heading north for lake and mountain activities. I booked this tour based on the TA reviews and the appeal of the concept "friend in Venice," which is exactly...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were fortunate enough to be put in contact with Linda Santin, a tour guide who works with the Friend in Venice Project. We have since said that it was the best money we spent on the trip! Private tour guides are...More

1  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this very personal and enjoyable tour of Venice with Vilma as our guide. Didn't want one of the big tour operators, and Friend in Venice was an excellent choice. Very personable, would modify for what you wanted to experience, got us away from...More

Thank Habgday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tour in Venice with Nadia! She was waiting for us when we arrived. She guided us off the beaten path and shared her beautiful city with us. We all enjoyed (husband, 16yr old daughter and 13 year old son) the historical...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by Nadia at our hotel with a map of the city and some history to start us out. Our tour was supposed to start on foot then end with a boat ride through the back canals, but because our tour started in...More

Thank higginsjc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clearly, the highlight of our Silver Sea cruise from Rome to Venice was our 6 hours with Vilma. Nadia had a family emergency and sent her close friend Vilma as a substitute. Like others, we had read the praises of Nadia and her colleagues. We...More

Thank Eugene S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read a lot of reviews on TA praising Nadia however, she was unavailable on the date of our booking so she turned us over to Vilma. I cannot imagine it going any better than it did. The trip was wonderful and Vilma did a...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nadia met us at our hotel on our first full day in Venice. She immediately planned our time together based on what we had already seen and what we still wanted to see or know. It took a little while to adjust our ears to...More

Thank ddskaggs
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This tour will allow you to SAVOR the intricacies of Venice. My husband and I throughly enjoyed this tour. This is a tour if you are interested in LEARNING & SAVORING the history, development, commerce and community of Venice. Nadia starts the tour with an...More

1  Thank Cc957
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of a private tour with Nadia and it was worth every penny.... or Euro! She wisked us through parts of Venice showing us all the rich heritage, history and traditions while avoiding the crowds of everyday tourists. She even made a...More

1  Thank John W
Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the
crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent
Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh,
Guidecca, points away from the others – part of
Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal.
Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and
factories to a quiet residential area with a
sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from Gabriele H | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is to email them and ask this question.
Saima R
March 26, 2017|
Response from friendinvenice | Property representative |
could you send me an email thanks Nadia
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March 25, 2017|
Response from friendinvenice | Property representative |
please send me an email nadia danesin at Hotmail. com grazie
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